Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Into the fray: Judicial overreach & the sovereignty imperative.

Excessive judicial intervention into what is seen as the purview of the legislature is likely to have some unintended consequences: Energizing the drive to extend Israeli sovereignty over Judaea-Samaria—and sparking far-reaching judicial reform.  The Supreme Court has lost it. It declares itself the legislature, executive, and judiciary all at the …

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Press release: Stop Robbing Our Democracy

Press release Dozens Protest Outside Home of Supreme Court President: Stop Robbing Our Democracy. Dozens of activists gathered today (Friday) in Israeli flag-bearing cars outside the home of Supreme Court President Esther Hayut to protest what they called the Supreme Court’s gross abuse of power and violation of Israel’s democracy. The …

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The Arguments over Jerusalem.

Summary: In considering the arguments that Palestinian Arabs and Israeli Jews each make for Jerusalem as their capital, only one party makes a truly compelling case. Jerusalem has long been considered the thorniest issue in the Israeli-Palestinians Question. In 1947, when the United Nations put forward a plan to partition the …

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